ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root خ ل ع(ḵ-l-ʿ).

Pronunciation 1Edit

VerbEdit

خَلَعَ (ḵalaʿa) I, non-past يَخْلَعُ‎‎ (yaḵlaʿu) (transitive)

  1. to take off, to doff
    تَخْلَعُ الطَبَقَاتَ الخَارِجِيَّةَ بِسِكِّينٍ
    taḵlaʿu ṭ-ṭabaqāta l-ḵārijiyyata bisikkīnin
    She takes off the outer layers with a knife.
  2. to discharge; to depose, to dethrone
  3. (Islam) to divorce one's wife on her request, usually in exchange for the dower
    Coordinate term: طَلُقَ(ṭaluqa, to repudiate one's wife; to divorce, by any means)
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Pronunciation 2Edit

VerbEdit

خَلُعَ (ḵaluʿa) I, non-past يَخْلُعُ‎‎ (yaḵluʿu) (intransitive)

  1. to become loose, dissolute
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خَلَّعَ (ḵallaʿa) II, non-past يُخَلِّعُ‎‎ (yuḵalliʿu) (transitive)

  1. to break into pieces, to break up, to disjoint
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Pronunciation 4Edit

NounEdit

خَلْع (ḵalʿm

  1. verbal noun of خَلَعَ (ḵalaʿa) (form I)
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Pronunciation 5Edit

 
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NounEdit

خُلْع (ḵulʿm

  1. (uncountable, Islam) divorce from one's wife on her request, usually in exchange for the dower; khul', khula
    Coordinate terms: تَفْرِيق(tafrīq, judicial or otherwise externally enforced dissolution of marriage; separation; divorce), طَلَاق(ṭalāq, divorce, by any means; disownment, repudiation)
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